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Glanbia Co-op and Royal A-ware turn sod on €200m Belview cheese factory
Barry Murphy
The joint venture between Glanbia Co-op and international dairy producer Royal A-ware will see 50,000t of cheese produced annually from 2024.
Farmers not eligible for new fossil fuel reduction fund
Food processors can now apply for funding to support them to become less reliant on fossil fuels.
McConalogue might be fighting a lone battle on lower sectoral targets
Agriculture may have a lower sectoral target range than many others, but Charlie McConalogue has to wrestle with a land use/forestry target too.
Irish Distillers to invest €50m to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2026
Whiskey producer Irish Distillers has laid out a plan for its Midleton Distillery to be carbon neutral by 2026.
13 June 2022 News
Enterprise Ireland makes final call for agri-innovators at Ploughing
The winners of awards such as the Young Innovator of the Year will display their businesses at the Innovation Arena at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
25 May 2022 News
Meath students' repurposed calf feeder scoops award
The duo turned empty chemical barrels found on farms into items including meal troughs and calf milk feeders.
18 May 2022 News
Editorial: comforting words that don’t mean much
The commitment of Government to protecting the livelihood of farmers when developing a pathway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions should be measured against its policies and not words.
11 May 2022 Editorial
‘Critical’ to remove barriers for farmers using solar panels – Green Party
Green Party TDs have criticised planning legislation which means farmers need to seek planning permission to install even one solar panel.
Farmers won’t be told to cut cattle numbers - Leo Varadkar
The Tánaiste says it would make “no sense at all” to cut food production.
7 May 2022 News
Agriculture sector going through ‘challenging times’ - Taoiseach
Taoiseach Micheál Martin commented on how resilient the farming sector has been during the pandemic.
7 May 2022 News
Greater management of dairy herd needed, says Dawn Meats executive
Too many calves not suitable for beef, says Dawn Meats executive at Fine Gael conference.
7 May 2022 News
Fine Gael touching base with the farming base
Once considered the automatic party of choice, Fine Gael now has to fight for support from farmers.
4 May 2022 Dealer